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 2020-06-02 15:04 

MehrNews.com

Europe should keep silent forever if it remains quiet on US brutality: FM Zarif...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) In a tweet on Wednesday, Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif said that if Europe wants to keep its lips sealed regarding US brutality against protesters, it should always keep them that way....

 2020-06-02 15:04 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

UN: Libya's warring sides have agreed to restart peace talks...

The United Nations said Libya's warring factions have agreed to resume cease-fire talks, following days of heavy fighting in which eastern-based forces retook a key town from their rivals after a string of setbacks....

 2020-06-02 15:03 

Times of Israel

Israel said girding for bids to kick it out of global projects over annexation...

Report says government seeking to identify, cajole countries that could potentially push to sideline it from programs like EU's Horizon 2020Report says government seeking to identify, cajole countries that could potentially push to sideline it from pr...

 2020-06-02 15:02 

Al Arabiya

Iceland to begin testing incoming travelers for coronavirus at airports from June 15...

Iceland is proceeding with plans to test all incoming airline passengers for COVID-19 from June 15 in a bid to salvage its biggest export, tourism.The gove...

 2020-06-02 15:02 

Al Jazeera

Biden takes aim at Trump for photo opportunity at DC church...

Democratic candidate aims to strike a balance between validating anger over police misconduct and condemning violence....

 2020-06-02 15:02 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Naftali Bennett: 'Government demolished Weizmann Institute COVID testing project' - Inside Israel...

Former defense minister reveals untold story of how project to expand number of coronavirus tests to tens of thousands deliberately halted....

 2020-06-02 14:58 

SABA Net

Yemen faces world's strongest hardship due to Houthi war, PM tells donors...

RIYADH-SABA Yemen's Prime Minister on Tuesday told the donors participating in a Saudi and UN-organized virtual pledging conference in Riyadh that his country is facing the "world's strongest hardships due to the Houthi militia's coup, war...

 2020-06-02 14:55 

Al Jazeera

Philippines backtracks on termination of US military deal...

President Rodrigo Duterte suspends for at least six months the termination of a 21-year-old defence pact with the US....

 2020-06-02 14:55 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia announces $500 mln aid to Yemen during virtual UN conference...

Saudi Arabia has pledged $500 million aid for Yemen during the virtual conference held with the United Nations on Tuesday, the official Saudi Press Agency...

 2020-06-02 14:54 

Oman Observer

NBC inks incubation pact with Science Traveler...

Muscat: The National Business Centre (NBC), which falls under the umbrella of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates Madayn, The post NBC inks incubation pact with Science Traveler appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-02 14:53 

Haaretz Daily

Trump campaign already has a backup plan in case of full split with Twitter...

The Trump app, which was launched in April, has since often placed among the Top 10 in Apple's rankings of news apps...

 2020-06-02 14:51 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Louisville police chief fired in aftermath of fatal shooting...

Louisville's police chief was fired Monday after the mayor learned that officers involved in a shooting that killed the popular owner of a barbecue spot failed to activate body cameras during the chaotic scene....

 2020-06-02 14:50 

Times of Israel

'Palestinian lives matter': Activists draw parallels between Israel, US killings...

Social media users, politicians compare cases of George Floyd and Iyad Halak; PLO releases cartoon suggesting Israeli support for American police violenceSocial media users, politicians compare cases of George Floyd and Iyad Halak; PLO releases cartoon su...

 2020-06-02 14:50 

Press TV

Rouhani: EU must take stand against illegal US moves against Iran...

Iran's President Rouhani says the EU must fulfill its duties vis- -vis the US illegal moves as per the JCPOA....

 2020-06-02 14:46 

Times of Israel

Former Tel Aviv deputy mayor, ex-soccer star to face corruption charges...

Indictments announced against Likud Tel Aviv councilman Arnon Giladi and Haim Revivo, who played on Israel's national team; case linked to probe of top Likud MK David BitanIndictments announced against Likud Tel Aviv councilman Arnon Giladi and Haim R...

 2020-06-02 14:46 

Times of Israel

Joint List MK in quarantine after driver tests positive for virus...

All of Sami Abu Shehadeh's aides who were in contact with chauffeur also isolating; Knesset says anyone exposed to him should follow quarantine guidelinesAll of Sami Abu Shehadeh's aides who were in contact with chauffeur also isolating; Knesset s...

 2020-06-02 14:46 

Oman Observer

Body of missing Omani recovered in Thamrait...

The body of an Omani man who went missing on Saturday after his vehicle was swept away during a failed The post Body of missing Omani recovered in Thamrait appeared first on Omanobserver ....

 2020-06-02 14:45 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

IRGC: Imam Khomeini's insightful ideas road map for Iranians...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) on Tuesday issued a statement on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the demise of late Imam Khomeini (19021989, terming Imam Khomeini's insightful ideas as a road map for all Iranians....

 2020-06-02 14:45 

Saudi Press Agency

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Announces USD 500 Million to Yemen during the Opening Ceremony of Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020 4 Riyadh...
 2020-06-02 14:43 

Al Arabiya

Syrian artist paints portrait of George Floyd on Idlib wall...

On the last standing wall of a building damaged by air strikes in Idlib, a Syrian artist painted a striking mural of George Floyd, who was killed in police...

 2020-06-02 14:42 

Ynetnews

Area around White House sealed off; fence put up over protests...
 2020-06-02 14:41 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran: US regime after intimidating & silencing reporters...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA Iranian Foreign Ministry in a message pointed to the US police attacking journalists, saying the US regime is after intimidating and silencing reporters....

 2020-06-02 14:41 

JPost.com

Revised COVID-19 guidelines introduced by PM's Office and Health Ministry...

The main decisions put more emphasis on regulations for restricted activities and areas, rather than on state sponsored quarantine...

 2020-06-02 14:40 

SANA

Al-Maysat Square after completion of renovations and remodeling...

Damascus, SANA-Damascus Governorate, in cooperation with Damascus Chamber of Commerce, has finished renovating and remodeling al-Mayssat Square by planting trees and flowers, installing a special lighting system and a modern irrigation network for waterin...

 2020-06-02 14:40 

SABA Net

Pledging conference for Yemen opens in Riyadh...

RIYADH-SABAA virtual pledging conference for Yemen has opened in the Saudi capital Riyadh as organized by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in partnership with the United Nations. The conference is meant to raise $2.4 billion to alleviate the Yemeni humanitaria...

 2020-06-02 14:39 

Al Jazeera

Protests rage over George Floyd's death...

As protests rage over the death of the unarmed Black man, his friends talk about the kind of man he was....

 2020-06-02 14:39 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Recommendation: Extend emergency declaration - Inside Israel...

'Unlike the surprise of the first wave of the coroanvirus, the Knesset will not be surprised by a second wave.'...

 2020-06-02 14:35 

Al Arabiya

China border 'aggression' with India extremely concerning: US official...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior congressional leader have reprimanded China for bullying behavior towards India during a military standoff o...

 2020-06-02 14:34 

Al Jazeera

Senegal delays reopening schools after new COVID-19 infections...

Move affecting high schools comes after coronavirus cases are detected among teachers in Casamance, in Senegal's south....

 2020-06-02 14:33 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Former Egyptian PM turned IMF official facing torture allegations...

After his arrest in 2013 for documenting the deadliest crackdown on protesters in Egypt's modern history, Mohammed Soltan landed in a notorious prison where he says he was brutally tortured for 21 months....

 2020-06-02 14:32 

Gulf Times

3 deaths, 2,599 recoveries and 1,826 new cases of coronavirus in Qatar...

Ministry of Public Health today announces the registration of 1,826 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 2,599 people having recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours ......

 2020-06-02 14:32 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Memorials, tributes begin in Pakistan to mark Imam Khomeini's death anniversary...

Islamabad, June 2, IRNA -- A series of memorials and tributes have begun across Pakistan with the collaboration of Iran embassy and cultural consulates to commemorate the 31st death anniversary of the late Founder of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini....

 2020-06-02 14:32 

Al Jazeera

Denmark drive-in football matches attracts crowds...

Football has returned to Denmark behind closed doors and one club has found a creative solution to help fans enjoy the action....

 2020-06-02 14:32 

Israel Today

Is God Punishing Us?...

With the world going through so much at the moment, our leaders would do well to read the Book of Job...

 2020-06-02 14:30 

Al Jazeera

'I can't breathe': US Black man dies in police custody...

Video shows a US police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, who died in custody....

 2020-06-02 14:29 

Kuwait News Agency

Parliament Speaker congratulates Italy on national day...

KUWAIT, June 2 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has sent two cables of congratulations on Monday to Italian President of the chamber of Deputies Roberto Fico and President of the Senate Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, marking thei...

 2020-06-02 14:21 

Saudi Press Agency

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Announces USD 500 Million to Yemen during the Opening Ceremony of Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020 3 Riyadh...
 2020-06-02 14:21 

Saudi Press Agency

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Announces USD 500 Million to Yemen during the Opening Ceremony of Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020 2 Riyadh...
 2020-06-02 14:20 

Saudi Press Agency

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Announces USD 500 Million to Yemen during the Opening Ceremony of Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020...
 2020-06-02 14:20 

Al Jazeera

White American woman calls police on Black man...

A white woman in the US called the police on an African American man over a dispute about her dog....

 2020-06-02 14:20 

MehrNews.com

Iran to host 16th Resistance Intl. Film Festival...

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (MNA) The 16th Resistance International Film Festival will be held in Tehran in autumn 2020....

 2020-06-02 14:19 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif criticizes Europe's silence on US brutality...

Tehran, June 2, IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message referred to US' brutality against protesters and press, saying Europe is now silent over such brutality....

 2020-06-02 14:19 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Taliban, al Qaeda retain ties despite US -Taliban deal: UN monitor...

Ties between the Taliban, especially its Haqqani Network branch, and al Qaeda remain close, independent UN sanctions monitors said in a report made public Monday, despite a US-Taliban pact Washington hoped would sever them....

 2020-06-02 14:17 

Al Jazeera

Can Lebanon come back from the brink?...

The nation's recent economic collapse and coronavirus lockdowns are fueling inflation, hunger and calls for change....

 2020-06-02 14:14 

Israel Today

Absurd: Iran, Palestinians Exploit George Floyd Killing, US Protests...

Exercise in gross hypocrisy shouldn't surprise anyone, but must be called out...

 2020-06-02 14:10 

Al Jazeera

Yuval Noah Harari on surveillance amid COVID-19 pandemic...

'This is a kind of watershed event when surveillance is really spreading everywhere.'...

 2020-06-02 14:10 

Ynetnews

Spike in virus cases may further push relaunch of train traffic...
 2020-06-02 14:10 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

South America ignores Europe and reopens as virus peak nears...

South American countries began easing COVID-19 restrictions Monday even as the region hurtles toward its viral peak, disregarding the example set by European nations that were battered earlier by the virus....

 2020-06-02 14:10 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

It's not our fault: 'Leadership' in the time of COVID...

Imagine how many lives could have been saved these past months if pikuach nefesh had trumped politics!...

 2020-06-02 14:09 

Bahrain News Agency

Five police shot during protests...

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